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Beverly Hills mayor, vice mayor test positive for coronavirus

Beverly Hills’ mayor and vice mayor have tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing the City Council to hold its regular Tuesday meeting virtually. After testing

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California’s schools chief could cruise to a second term, despite criticism

SACRAMENTO —  Prolonged classroom shutdowns. Pandemic policies that at times frustrated parents and teachers alike. Allegations of a toxic workplace. Questionable hiring practices. Despite it all,

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Evacuations ordered in Solano County wildfire

Evacuations have been ordered in the Vacaville area of Northern California as firefighters struggled to contain a blaze that broke out Saturday afternoon. The Quail

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Video shows L.A. firefighters punching and kicking man accused of trespassing at station

The Los Angeles Fire Department has launched an investigation into a video posted on social media that shows firefighters punching and kicking a man outside

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Laguna Woods church, local leaders denounce political violence

Local leaders gathered Saturday to express support for the Taiwanese congregation of a Laguna Woods church that was recently targeted by a gunman who killed

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For now, swimming pools avoid most drought restrictions

As millions of Southern Californians brace for new drought restrictions coming June 1, one big, blue question mark remains: How will the rules apply to

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Mayoral rivals argue for progressive moves on homelessness

In the final group debate of the Los Angeles mayoral campaign, three candidates struck a more activist and progressive tone on the issue of homelessness

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Clarence Avant, famed music executive, endorses Rick Caruso

Clarence Avant, the 91-year-old music-industry titan feted by Barack Obama, Quincy Jones and Clive Davis in the documentary “The Black Godfather,” has thrown his support

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LAPD SWAT officer says ‘happy hunting’ before fatal shooting

As members of the Los Angeles Police Department’s SWAT team prepared to confront an armed suspect who had holed up in a downtown apartment building

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Monkeypox: Why L.A. is watching out for this rare but potentially serious illness

An increase in the number of cases of monkeypox, a rare but potentially serious viral illness, in Europe and a single case in Massachusetts is